Adidas’ sponsorship of the International Association of Athletics Federations has been on volatile terms “for some time now” and the sports brand feels it now has “valid grounds” to pull out, according to sources with inside knowledge of the deal.
With Adidas announcing that Kasper Rorsted, currently chief executive at German cleaning products maker Henkel, is set to join as CEO from October, the new boss will have plenty of challenges as he bids to restore the brand to its past glories.
Reports of corruption have dogged FIFA and the IAAF in recent months, so with high profile sporting events – namely the Olympics and Euro 2016 – taking place this year, what stance should sponsors take?
Weaker consumer confidence and an increasingly promotional environment has led Halfords to downgrade its profit expectations and seek strategies to cope with market volatility.
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The amount spent on promotions increased by 4% versus the same month last year, according to data from Kantar, as supermarkets compete to out-do each other on price in an ever-competitive environment.